CATOOSA, Okla. (PRWEB) April 24, 2013
Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions was recently awarded a $5.1 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide professional services support for Customs and Border Protection.
“We are proud to do the work detailed in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract,” said Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker. “National defense and the protection of our boundaries are things we take very seriously. The Cherokee Nation is a leader in this kind of project management and logistical support. I am honored to say we are doing our part to help make America safer and more secure.”
CNTS is providing program management, energy management, architectural and engineering design services and historic preservation. CNTS will also facilitate the planning and coordination of repairs and alterations to occupied facilities while establishing facility and tactical infrastructure standards.
The 10-month contract includes work for Mission Support and the Facilities, Management and Engineering Directorate, with locations in Washington, D.C.; Euless, Texas; Indianapolis, Ind.; Laguna Niguel, Calif.; and Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
“This contract is a testament to our unwavering dedication to serve,” said Steven Bilby, president of CNB’s diversified businesses. “Just as the profits from our companies serve the Cherokee people, this contract allows us to serve our fellow Americans. It is an honor and a privilege to support such a vital program committed to protecting our great nation.”
Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions provides technical support services and project support personnel to defense and civilian agencies. CNTS provides a tailored management approach for complex government programs and disciplines, including information technology, science, engineering, construction, research and development, facilities management, program management, and mission support. CNTS is a Cherokee Nation company.
For more information on Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions, please visit http://www.cherokee-technology.com.
About Cherokee Nation Businesses
Cherokee Nation Businesses is the tribally owned holding company of the Cherokee Nation, the largest Indian Nation in the United States. The Cherokee Nation and its businesses employ more than 8,900 people. CNB owns companies in the gaming, hospitality, information technology, personnel services, distribution, manufacturing, telecommunications, environmental services and security and defense industries. For more information, please visit http://www.cherokeenationbusinesses.com.